WEI

CEDAW Committee Adopts General Recommendation on Indigenous Women and Girls

On October 26, 2022, the Committee of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Again Women (or CEDAW) adopted a General Recommendation (39) on Indigenous Women and Girls. Indigenous women’s groups and their allies including several Channel grantee partners (the International Indigenous Women’s Forum or FIMI,…...

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CEDAW Committee Preparing General Recommendation on Indigenous Women

Indigenous women’s groups and their allies including several Channel grantee partners (the International Indigenous Women’s Forum or FIMI, JASS, and WHRI) have been waging an advocacy campaign for several years for a General Recommendation (GR) on Indigenous women and girls....

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Solidarity with Ukraine

To stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, particularly the women being forced to flee and activists taking on the role of humanitarian responders, consider supporting some of Channel’s longtime partners who are set up to get funds directly to grassroots groups on the ground and are actively engaging…...

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Channel Grantees Collaborate on Disability Inclusion

Recognizing a need to be more inclusive of women with disabilities, Channel partner World Pulse invited fellow grantees Mobility International USA (MIUSA) and Women Enabled International (WEI) to engage with them through an initiative aimed at inclusive excellence starting in 2020.  ...

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Women with Disabilities Transforming Movements Report

On June 25th, 2019 Disability Rights Fund (DRF) released their “1 in 5” report which features women with disabilities sharing the impact DRF’s funding has had on them....

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Pioneering Toolkit for Women with Disabilities

On March 14, 2018 as a part of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York, Channel grantee Women Enabled International (WEI) officially launched their accountABILITY Toolkit....

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Spotlight on Two Activist Founders

Women in Foreign Policy recently spotlighted two remarkable founders of Channel grantee partners in their online series on women with disabilities working in a variety of international fields....

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Supporting Inclusive Movements: Funding the Rights of Women with Disabilities

Leading advocates and women’s rights donors agree that much more can and needs to be done to include women with disabilities...

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Advocate Stephanie Ortoleva Named a Leader of the 21st Century

On May 2, 2016, President and Founder of Channel partner Women Enabled International,...

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First Ever Global Women’s Disability Rights Advocacy Report Released

On March 8, 2016, International Women’s Day, Channel grantee partner Women Enabled International,...

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